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What’s green is gold
Adrienne Buller

, investment plans or board membership. Often, this takes the form of casting votes at corporations’ annual general meetings, though many investment houses advertise themselves as expert in the art of closed-door engagement, wherein they meet with corporate management in private to negotiate change under the threat, implicit or explicit, of retaliatory action like divestment. As an approach to ‘sustainable investing’, stewardship has become tremendously popular, boasting multi-investor initiatives representing trillions in

in The Value of a Whale
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Mike Buckle and John Thompson

external, recognised experts, who will be permitted to engage in other activities which do not ‘give rise to a conflict of interest’ (Chancellor’s letter to the governor). Decisions on the level of the bank rate (see chapter 9 for a discussion of money market intervention by the BofE) are made on the basis of a majority vote, with the governor having the casting vote in the event

in The UK financial system (fifth edition)